Alireza Taghaboni wins first Royal Academy Dorfman Award for promising architects

The Royal Academy of Arts has named Iranian architect Alireza Taghaboni as the winner of the inaugural Dorfman Award, set up to celebrate talent that “represents the future of architecture”. Taghaboni was selected by a jury including architects Richard Rogers and Louisa Hutton to win the £10,000 prize. The architect, founder of Tehran-based Next Office,

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WAF World Building of the Year 2018 shortlist announced

Heatherwick Studio’s grain silo art gallery, Zaha Hadid Architects’ Riyadh research centre and Kieran Timberlake’s US Embassy have all been shortlisted for awards at this year’s World Architecture Festival. World Architecture Festival (WAF) is an annual celebration of global architecture that sees practices around the world compete for the title of World Building of the Year.

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RIBA names top 20 British homes for the House of the Year 2018 longlist

A home in an old gin distillery, a house that cost only £100,000, and a property inspired by a frustrating piano piece are among the 20 buildings vying be named RIBA House of the Year 2018. The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has released a longlist of 20 projects for the annual award, which recognises a

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Alec Tzannes wins 2018 Australian Institute of Architects’ Gold Medal

Sydney-based architect Alec Tzannes has won the 2018 Australian Institute of Architects’ Gold Medal, the country’s most prestigious award for architecture. Awarded since 1960, the prize recognises architects who have, according to the institute, “designed or executed buildings of high merit, produced work of great distinction resulting in the advancement of architecture or endowed the

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Sandra Barclay wins Woman Architect of the Year 2018 award

Barclay & Crousse co-founder Sandra Barclay has become the seventh recipient of the Woman Architect of the Year prize, while Gabinete de Arquitectura partner Gloria Cabral has been named emerging female architect. The two architects were recognised during this year’s Women in Architecture Awards, which are organised by annually by the Architects’ Journal (AJ) and The Architectural Review. Peruvian architect

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Balkrishna Doshi wins Pritzker Prize 2018

Indian architect Balkrishna Vithaldas Doshi has been named the 2018 laureate of the Pritzker Prize, architecture’s most illustrious award. Balkrishna Doshi, one of India’s most influential 20th century architects, is the 45th recipient of the Pritzker Prize. He is the first Indian architect to receive the award. Doshi and his practice Vastu-Shilp hold a portfolio

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Final call for entries to A’ Design Awards 2018

Dezeen promotion: architects and designers have until the end of February to submit their entries to this year’s A’ Design Award and Competition. The A’ Design Awards recognise excellence in the fields of architecture, interiors, industrial design, product design graphic design, fashion, communication design and service design. They are judged by a panel made up of

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Amanda Levete wins 2018 Jane Drew Prize for women in architecture

AL_A principal Amanda Levete has won this year’s Jane Drew Prize, an annual lifetime achievement award for an architect who has furthered the progress of women in the industry. The Stirling Prize-winning architect was chosen for the prestigious award by the Architects’ Journal (AJ) and The Architectural Review, which recognises those who have “raised the profile

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New York’s best emerging architecture studios of 2018 revealed

Five young architecture studios based in the Big Apple have been selected for this year’s New Practices New York awards, set up to promote the city’s best up-and-coming talent. Agency–Agency, MABU, NHDM, Only If Architecture and PRO have all been named as 2018 winners of the awards, which are awarded biennially to studios headquartered in

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Peruvian, Spanish and British architects shortlisted for Woman Architect of the Year award

Sandra Barclay, Biba Dow, Ángela García de Paredes and Stephanie Macdonald have been shortlisted for the Woman Architect of the Year 2018 award, for projects in Peru, Spain and the UK. Jointly awarded by the Architects’ Journal and The Architectural Review, the Woman Architect of the Year award recognises the architect of a single, recently completed project. Ángela García de Paredes, of Paredes Pedrosa Arquitectos, has

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AIANY calls for emerging architecture firms to enter New Practices New York awards

Dezeen promotion: submissions are now open for newly established architecture and design studios to enter the New Practices New York 2018 Awards, presented by the city’s American Institute of Architects chapter and Center for Architecture. New Practices New York recognises new firms that are proving their commitment to transforming New York City for the better.

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RIBA reveals 62 projects vying to be named world’s best new building

A forest chapel in Japan, an oyster-shell-inspired ferry terminal in Italy and a grain silo converted into an art museum in South Africa are among the projects shortlisted for the second edition of the RIBA International Prize. The Royal Institute of British Architects has released a longlist of 62 projects vying for the RIBA International Prize 2018,

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RIBA announces student winners of President’s Medals 2017

A novel response to London’s housing crisis and a study of the stark living quarters of Welsh quarrymen in the 1800s were just two of the student projects recognised by this year’s RIBA President’s Medals. The seven student winners received their awards at a ceremony hosted by the Royal Institute of British Architects in central

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World Building of the Year 2017 could help 100 million people, says Edward Ng

This award-winning prototype house developed for a Chinese village destroyed by earthquake could protect millions of people around the world, claims architecture professor Edward Ng in this movie Dezeen filmed at World Architecture Festival 2017. The rammed-earth house was designed by the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) and a team of seismic design experts at the University

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Caring Wood country home in Kent named UK House of the Year 2017

A home referencing the hop-drying towers of the Kent countryside, designed by British architects James Macdonald Wright and Niall Maxwell, has won the RIBA House of the Year 2017 competition. The House of the Year title – formerly known as the RIBA Manser Medal – is awarded by the Royal Institute of British Architects for the best new

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Post-earthquake reconstruction of Chinese village house named World Building of the Year 2017

A house made using a rammed-earth construction technique developed to rebuild a village destroyed by earthquake has received the title of World Building of the Year 2017 at the World Architecture Festival awards. The Chinese University of Hong Kong developed the technique to help the residents of Guangming Village, which was badly damaged in the 2014 Ludian earthquake,

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Sydney Fish Markets named Future Project of the Year 2017

Plans for the replacement of Sydney’s “dangerous, odorous and dilapidated” fish markets have been named Future Project of the Year 2017 at the World Architecture Festival awards. A reflective, faceted canopy extends out over a harbourside boardwalk surrounding Allen Jack + Cottier Architects’ vision for the new Sydney Fish Markets. “The jury took the view that in this

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World Landscape of the Year 2017 goes to Chengtoushan Archaeological Park

A network of elevated pathways that takes tourists through paddy fields and over an 6,500-year-old archaeological site in China’s Hunan Province has received the title of World Landscape of the Year 2017 at the World Architecture Festival awards. Chinese landscape and architecture firm Turenscape designed the pathways to attract visitors to the archaeological site and surrounding agricultural land

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More of the year’s best architecture from day two of World Architecture Festival 2017

A “slightly ugly” shopping centre and a woodland holiday home shaded by two broad roofs are among the category winners announced on the second day of the World Architecture Festival 2017 awards. Now in its tenth edition, the World Architecture Festival (WAF) showcases the best architecture built around the world in the last year. The winner

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Best architecture of 2017 revealed at day one of World Architecture Festival

A huge smile-shaped structure in London and a study centre in the Philippines are among today’s category winners at the World Architecture Festival 2017 awards. Now in its tenth edition, the World Architecture Festival (WAF) showcases the best architecture built around the world in the last year. Further category winners will be revealed tomorrow, with the

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Shortlist unveiled for best architecture photograph of 2017

A concrete-framed gymnasium in China, a seemingly endless atrium in South Africa and a flag-covered facade in Singapore all feature among the images vying to be named architecture photograph of the year. There are 20 photographs recognised in the Arcaid Images Architectural Photography Awards 2017. The photographer with the most entries on the list is Shanghai-based

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Durban heritage museum scoops top prize in inaugural Africa Architecture Awards

A museum in coastal South African city Durban has been named best new building in Africa, in the continent’s inaugural architecture awards. Umkhumbane Cultural and Heritage Museum, by local firm Choromanski Architects, was awarded the Grand Prix in the Africa Architecture Awards, the first Pan-African architecture awards programme, which was established by construction group Saint-Gobain to showcase Africa’s

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Rafael Moneo awarded Praemium Imperiale prize for architecture

Spanish architect Rafael Moneo has been named as the architecture laureate for the 2017 Praemium Imperiale, a prestigious art prize awarded annually by the Japan Art Association. Moneo is one of five winners of the award, which recognises individuals that have excelled in fields not currently recognised by the Nobel Prize: painting, sculpture, architecture, music and theatre/film.

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AIA announces winners of Small Project Awards 2017

Among the 11 recipients of this year’s AIA Small Projects awards are student-designed cabins in Colorado, a house overlooking a lake in Washington and toilet blocks clad with weathering steel in Texas. Announced today, the awards given by the American Institute of Architects celebrate compact and low-budget architecture and installations completed in the USA over

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RIBA names top 20 homes for 2017 in House of the Year Award long list

Richard Meier’s first UK building and a cork-covered holiday in Essex marshland are among the 20 contenders for this year’s RIBA House of the Year Award. The Royal Institute of British Architects’ annual award is given to the best house or extension completed by an architect in the UK in the last year. Included in this year’s long

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RIBA reveals the best of British architecture for 2017

The Royal Institute of British Architects has named 49 winners of its national awards, ranging from a cluster of luxury townhouses, to a new wing for the Tate Modern museum and workshops for the National Arboretum. The 2017 RIBA National Awards for architecture recognises the best buildings created in the last 12 months. A shortlist

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“There should be no top 10 prizes for sustainable architecture”

Awards should not be bestowed on buildings that boast sustainable credentials but lack other design merits, says Aaron Betsky in this Opinion column. If a thoroughly mediocre building uses less energy and is made in ways that are more “sustainable”, should it receive an award? The American Institute of Architects (AIA) apparently thinks so. This

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Architizer to celebrate 2017 A+Awards winners at New York gala

A+Awards: the winners of the 2017 Architizer A+Awards, which include David Adjaye, Odile Decq and Tatiana Bilbao, will be honoured during a special event during the NYCxDesign festival next month. The gala will take place on 11 May 2017 to celebrate the fifth edition of the annual awards, which acknowledge and promote the year’s best

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Call for entries to Iconic Awards’ international architecture and design competition

Dezeen promotion: architects and designers are invited to submit projects to this year’s Iconic Awards, with winners being announced in a ceremony at Coop Himmelb(l)au’s BMW Welt. The Iconic Awards recognises international projects by architects, designers and the construction industry. Previous winners include David Adjaye, Kengo Kuma, Muji and Faye Toogood. Organised by the German Design Council, the awards will be presented

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Five finalists revealed for Mies van der Rohe Award 2017

Five projects are in the running for the Mies van der Rohe Award 2017, including a London housing scheme by Alison Brooks and a church building in Ribe by Lundgaard & Tranberg Architects that shelters 12th-century ruins. The three other shortlisted buildings are: an Amsterdam housing block by Dutch studios NL Architects and XVW Architectuur, a Warsaw

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Denise Scott Brown wins Jane Drew Prize 2017 for women in architecture

Denise Scott Brown has been awarded this year’s Jane Drew Prize for raising the profile of women in architecture, four years after her unsuccessful campaign to be retrospectively recognised for her role in her husband Robert Venturi’s Pritzker Prize. The American architect was announced yesterday as the winner of the prize, which is jointly awarded by the Architects Journal

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40 European architecture projects shortlisted for Mies van der Rohe Award 2017

Finland’s first high-rise wooden apartment building and OMA’s Fondazione Prada art centre are among 40 projects shortlisted for the European Union’s 2017 architecture prize, the Mies van der Rohe Award. The biennial award – named after German-American architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe – is the most prestigious accolade in European architecture. It is awarded to the best

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AIA reveals winners of 2017 Honor Awards for the year’s best American architecture

Shigeru Ban’s Colorado art museum, a Senegalese cultural centre by Toshiko Mori and a Pinterest office in San Francisco are among this year’s recipients of design awards from the American Institute of Architects. The AIA has announced 23 winners of its 2017 Honor Awards, described as “the profession’s highest recognition of works that exemplify excellence in architecture, interior

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Paul Revere Williams becomes first black architect to receive AIA Gold Medal

The American Institute of Architects has this year bestowed its highest honour on the late Paul Revere Williams, who is the first African American to receive the award. Williams, who was born in California in 1894 and died in 1980, was also the first black architect to become a member of the AIA in 1923 and the

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World Building of the Year 2016 is part building, part topography says architect Robert Konieczny

In this exclusive movie, Polish architect Robert Konieczny discusses the hybrid form of his National Museum in Szczecin, which was crowned World Building of the Year 2016 last month. Completed by Konieczny’s firm KWK Promes earlier this year, the National Museum in Szczecin – Dialogue Centre Przełomy is a largely subterranean building, which features an open

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RIBA names student winners of President’s Medals 2016

A proposal for craft workshops at London’s V&A museum, an extension to Sir John Soane’s Museum and a dystopian graphic novel are among the winning projects in this year’s RIBA President’s Medals and Research Awards. The seven student winners were announced at a ceremony at the Royal Institute of British Architects in London this evening. The Part-I

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National Museum in Szczecin named World Building of the Year 2016

A subterranean museum in Poland with a huge public space on its roof has won the title World Building of the Year 2016 at the World Architecture Festival. The National Museum in Szczecin was designed by Polish architect Robert Konieczny, who leads a studio called KWK Promes. The structure was built using one material: pre-cast concrete. Its sunken

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“Vertical school” in Melbourne named Future Project of the Year 2016

A proposal for a five-storey school in Melbourne has won the title Future of the Year 2016 at the World Architecture Festival. Architecture firm Hayball describes South Melbourne Primary School as “Victoria’s first vertical school”. It will incorporate both education resources and community facilities. These will include an early learning centre, and indoor and outdoor multi-purpose

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Kopupaka Reserve in Auckland wins World Landscape of the Year 2016

An Auckland wetlands reserve featuring “woven” timber structures has been named World Landscape of the Year 2016 at the World Architecture Festival. Designed by New Zealand firm Isthmus, the Kopupaka Reserve is a 22-hectare landscape made up of five stormwater wetlands. The designers added a series of timber structures around the edges of three ponds, creating forms that weave their way across

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More of 2016’s best buildings revealed at day two of World Architecture Festival 2016

The award winners from day two at the World Architecture Festival include a stone church in Germany, MVRDV’s glass-brick shop and a shiny silver building by Zaha Hadid Architects. The awards aim to showcase the best architecture of the last 12 months. All of the category winners from today will go on to compete for the titles

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Best buildings of 2016 revealed at day one of World Architecture Festival 2016

A Mallorca house made up of four white blocks, a Swedish cultural complex and a renovated Turkish library are among today’s category winners at this year’s World Architecture Festival awards. The awards aim to showcase the best architecture of the last 12 months. A second batch of category winners will be revealed tomorrow. Completed buildings will then go

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Winners of Australian National Architecture Awards revealed

The Australian Institute of Architects has announced 32 winners of its annual architecture awards, including an observation point made from shipping containers at a Tasmanian winery and a packing shed converted into a contemporary art gallery. The winners of the 2016 National Architecture Awards were revealed at a ceremony in Sydney today. The 32 winning projects were whittled down

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Shanghai skyscraper wins first American Architecture Prize

The twisting Shanghai Tower by international firm Gensler has scooped the top award of the inaugural annual American Architecture Prize. Currently the world’s second tallest building, the skyscraper was awarded Architectural Design of the Year during a ceremony at the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum in New York last week. A campus for students in

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Top 10 architecture books of 2016

A Frank Lloyd Wright monograph disguised as a children’s book and a photo reportage of African modernism shot by Iwan Baan have been chosen as the top 10 books about architecture from 2016. Books in the list drawn up by the organisers of the Frankfurt Book Fair and the Deutsches Architekturmuseum (DAM) in Frankfurt are to be awarded the DAM Architectural Book Award

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Seven projects worth knowing by Vincent Van Duysen

To celebrate Vincent Van Duysen being named Designer of the Year at Biennale Interieur 2016, we’ve rounded up seven standout projects from the architect and designer admired for his minimalist style. The award comes after a busy year for the Belgian, who was appointed to the role of creative director at furniture brand Molteni&C in April –

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An introduction to Lisbon Triennale Début Award winner Umwelt

Lisbon Architecture Triennale 2016: Chilean studio Umwelt has been awarded the Début Award for early career architects at the Lisbon Triennale. To celebrate, we take a look back at the projects to come out of the studio so far (+ slideshow). Ignacio Garcia Partarrieu (1984) and Arturo Scheidegger (1983) set up Santiago-based Umwelt in 2011. They were awarded the More

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Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2016 winners announced

Iran’s largest pedestrian bridge, a pink rubberised park by BIG and Zaha Hadid’s first building in Lebanon are among the six winners of this year’s $1 million Aga Khan Award for Architecture (+ slideshow). The three other winners of the triennial architecture award are a labyrinthine community centre and a perforated brick mosque, both in Bangladesh, and a library More

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Here’s what you can build for less than £1 million in the UK

With houses in London now selling for as much as £26 million, the RIBA Stephen Lawrence Prize shortlist offers some slightly more attainable inspiration for anyone with the time and energy to build from scratch. All six projects on the Stephen Lawrence Prize shortlist – including a school, a travelling artists’ studio, a London house More

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Finlandia Prize for Architecture 2016 shortlist announced

A copper-clad chapel and a faceted wooden sauna are among the four buildings competing for Finland’s most important architecture prize (+ slideshow). The Finnish Association of Architects has announced the projects on the shortlist for this year’s Finlandia Prize for Architecture. These four are: Lappeenranta City Theatre by ALA Architects; Löyly sauna, Helsinki, by Avanto Architects; the spectator stand at the Rovaniemi Sports Arena, More

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Britain’s best new houses revealed in RIBA House of the Year 2016 award longlist

The 20 houses vying for this year’s RIBA House of the Year award have been announced, including a forest home for a pair of artists, a London residence covered in mirrors and a cluster of cabins in Dungeness (+ slideshow). A renovated mid-century house in Wiltshire, a house-cum-gallery in Brighton and a Japanese-inspired house extension also feature on the More

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RIBA unveils star-studded longlist for world’s best new building

David Chipperfield, Bjarke Ingels, Vo Trong Nghia and the late Zaha Hadid are among the architects whose buildings are included on the 30-strong longlist for the first RIBA International Prize (+ slideshow). Revealed today by the Royal Institute of British Architects, the longlist of buildings vying to be named the “most significant and inspirational building More

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Zaha Hadid among architects shortlisted for 2016 Aga Khan Award

The late Zaha Hadid’s first building in the Arab world, Iran’s largest pedestrian bridge and a floating school in Nigeria are among the 19 projects competing to win $1 million in the 2016 Aga Khan Award for Architecture (+ slideshow). BIG’s huge urban park in Copenhagen, a power station in Baku and a university in Morocco are also shortlisted to win More

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ARM Architecture wins 2016 Gold Medal from the Australian Institute of Architects

The Australian Institute of Architects has this year awarded the country’s most prestigious architecture award to “controversial and contentious” studio ARM Architecture (+ slideshow). The 2016 Gold Medal was presented to the three ARM directors, Stephen Ashton, Howard Raggatt and Ian McDougall, in recognition of projects including Perth Arena, Wanangkura Stadium and Storey Hall at RMIT University. The firm often employs bold colours More

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AIA announces seven winners of library design awards

A library that spans a river and a 1970s building wrapped in terracotta panels are among the seven winning projects in the 2016 Library Building Awards from the American Institute of Architects (+ slideshow). Presented annually by the AIA in collaboration with the American Library Association, the Library Building Awards recognise exemplary facilities around the world that are designed by More

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Odile Decq wins Jane Drew prize for women in architecture

French architect Odile Decq has been named as the recipient of the Jane Drew prize for raising the profile of women within architecture, as a survey finds large numbers of female architects reporting sexual discrimination or harassment. Decq, 60, will receive the Jane Drew prize as part of the Women in Architecture awards (WIA), an More

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Royal Gold Medal for Zaha Hadid was “totally overdue” says RIBA president

The Royal Institute of British Architects has acted “to right a 180-year wrong” by giving its highest honour to a woman, the body’s president has said. Jane Duncan made the remark in a speech at a ceremony at RIBA headquarters in London last night, where architect Zaha Hadid became the first woman ever to win More

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AIA reveals winners of 2016 Honor Awards for the year’s best American architecture

A Dallas art museum by Thom Mayne, a spiritual retreat at Stanford University and Jeanne Gang’s Chicago boathouse are among the 18 recipients of prestigious design awards given by the American Institute of Architects (+ slideshow). The AIA announced today the winners of its 2016 Honor Awards, described as “the profession’s highest recognition of works that exemplify excellence in architecture, More

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Alejandro Aravena named as 2016 Pritzker Prize laureate

Chilean architect Alejandro Aravena has been named as the 2016 recipient of the Pritzker, architecture’s equivalent to the Nobel prize, ahead of curating this year’s Venice Architecture Biennale. Aravena, 48, will be the 41st recipient of the Pritzker Prize, receiving a $100,000 grant and a bronze medal during a ceremony at the United Nations Headquarters More

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Allies and Morrison among architects awarded in 2016 New Year’s Honours

Architects Bob Allies and Graham Morrison are among the figures from the architecture and design world awarded in the UK’s 2016 New Year Honours. Allies and Morrison, who founded their eponymous architecture firm in London in 1984, will both be awarded Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for “services to architecture”. The pair are currently More

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International Prize for world’s best new building launched by RIBA

Dezeen promotion: the Royal Institute of British Architects is launching its International Prize for the best new building in the world, with the inaugural 2016 ceremony to take place in London. Open for entries today, the prize will be awarded to “the most significant and inspirational building of the year” according to the RIBA, and Dezeen is […]

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Venturi and Scott Brown to receive the 2016 AIA Gold Medal

The American Institute of Architects has named Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown as the 2016 AIA Gold Medal laureates, giving them the joint recognition that the Pritzker Prize organisers refused. Almost three years after a petition to retroactively recognise Scott Brown as co-winner of Venturi’s 1991 Pritzker Prize was rejected, the AIA has chosen […]

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Fernando Guerra wins Arcaid award for best architectural photograph of 2015

World Architecture Festival 2015: the orange, yellow and green tones of a building in Switzerland are captured in this shot by Fernando Guerra, which has been named best architectural photograph of the year. Lisbon-based Fernando Guerra was the overall winner in the 2015 Arcaid Images Architectural Photography Awards, which was announced as part of the World Architecture […]

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Ole Scheeren’s “vertical village” named World Building of the Year 2015

World Architecture Festival 2015: Ole Scheeren has won World Building of the Year 2015 for The Interlace, a series of apartment blocks stacked diagonally across one another to frame terraces and gardens. Conceived as the antithesis to tower blocks, The Interlace is made up of 31 apartment buildings that have been arranged and stacked in a honeycomb arrangement to frame eight large hexagonal […]

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BIG’s twisted Vancouver tower named Future Project of the Year 2015

World Architecture Festival 2015: BIG’s proposal for a 150-metre-high twisted skyscraper in Vancouver has won the title Future Project of the Year 2015 at the World Architecture Festival. Bjarke Ingels’ firm contorted the form of its 49-storey Vancouver House, creating a 30-metre setback from the adjacent motorway flyover that prevents any windows or balconies from overlooking it. Nine floors at the base […]

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World Landscape of the Year 2015 prize goes to Chinese wetlands park by Turenscape

World Architecture Festival 2015: a natural wetland park at the mouth of three rivers in China’s Zhejiang Province has won the World Landscape of the Year prize. Designed by Chinese landscape firm Turenscape, the 26-hectare Yanweizhou Park in Jinhua features flood-resistant topography, natural wildlife habitats, and a network of meandering pathways and bridges. The aim of the project was to preserve […]

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Football club building with rooftop seating wins Small Project of the Year 2015

World Architecture Festival 2015: a Swedish football club facility with a roof that doubles as spectator seating is the 2015 winner of the Small Project of the Year award at the World Architecture Festival. Named Lidingövallen, the facility was designed by Swedish firm DinellJohansson to provide a gallery, cafe and office for Lidingö Football Club. […]

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Australian National Architecture Awards 2015 winners revealed

The Australian Institute of Architects has named 46 winners in its annual awards, ranging from a brightly coloured hospital to a house split up into a “village” of blocks and a new home for the Melbourne School of Design (+ slideshow). Australia’s National Awards for architecture recognise the best examples of contemporary architecture across 14 […]

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World Architecture Festival awards 2015 day two winners announced

World Architecture Festival 2015: the award winners from day two at the World Architecture Festival include a ballet school in Russia, a New York transport hub and a community facility for a flood-wrecked town. The projects will go on to compete for the titles of Building of the Year and Future Project of the Year tomorrow along with yesterday’s winners, which […]

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World Architecture Festival awards 2015 day one winners announced

World Architecture Festival 2015: a bamboo community centre in Vietnam, a concrete music school in Tokyo and a “vertical village” of apartment blocks in Singapore are among today’s category winners at the World Architecture Festival in Singapore. The second batch of category winners will be revealed tomorrow. Completed buildings will go on to compete for […]

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Dominique Perrault awarded Praemium Imperiale arts prize

French architect Dominique Perrault has been named the 2015 Praemium Imperiale architecture laureate – a prestigious award given by the Japan Art Association. Perrault, whose projects include the DC Tower 1 in Vienna and two conical bridges in Madrid, is one of five winners of this year’s Praemium Imperiale awards, which are given in the […]

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